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Senators Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Protect American Workers From China’s ‘Unfair Trade Practices’

A pair of U.S. senators on April 16 unveiled a bipartisan bill aimed at strengthening domestic trade remedy laws and protecting American workers from what they called China’s “unfair trade practices.” Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Eliminating Global Market Distortions to Protect American Jobs Act, saying in a press release […]

U.S. banks deploy AI to monitor customers, workers amid tech backlash

FILE PHOTO: Cameras are seen on the exterior of a Chase Bank branch in New York City U.S., April 7, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo April 19, 2021 By Paresh Dave and Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) – Several U.S. banks have started deploying camera software that can analyze customer preferences, monitor workers and spot people sleeping near […]

National Trade Group CEO Says Infrastructure Plan Bad for Economy, Workers

The CEO of a national trade association representing more than 21,000 members across the country says there’s a number of ideas and proposals in the $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan that would hurt taxpayers and those in the construction industry. Michael D. Bellaman the President and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors, said that while infrastructure is something […]

White House: Moving All-Star Game ‘Undoubtedly’ Going to Cost Workers

Moving the Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game from Georgia is going to cost people their jobs, the White House acknowledged on Sunday. “There is undoubtedly going to be a cost,” Cecilia Rouse, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, said when asked about a hypothetical popcorn stand worker who found out he won’t be hired […]

Aid workers struggle to reunite Rohingya children separated by deadly fire

March 24, 2021 By Ruma Paul COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Aid workers searched on Wednesday to reunite Rohingya Muslim families separated when a huge fire swept through the world’s biggest refugee settlement in Bangladesh, forcing about 45,000 people from their bamboo and plastic homes. The blaze, the latest and biggest over the past year […]

House Passes 2 Immigration Bills on ‘Dreamers’, Illegal Farm Workers

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed two immigration bills that would provide a path to legal status, permanent residency, and citizenship for illegal immigrants. The Democrat-majority chamber voted 228-197 on the American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, where nine Republicans joined all Democrats to support the bill. The measure, also referred to as […]

GOP Senators Push Stripping China’s Preferential Trade Status to Protect US Workers, Condemn Rights Abuses

Republican senators on March 18 introduced a bill that would strip the Chinese regime of its trading privileges by revoking its permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) status in a bid to hold it accountable for its economic aggressions and human rights abuses. The bill, introduced by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), would tie China’s eligibility to […]

2 workers killed in Wis. warehouse shooting

(Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 7:45 PM PT – Wednesday, March 17, 2021 An investigation is underway into a deadly shooting at a supermarket distribution center in Wisconsin. Authorities said a worker at the Roundy’s Distribution Center near Milwaukee opened fire and killed two other employees Tuesday night. Union official: Wisconsin grocery distribution […]

Iowa Democrat Rep. Axne pushes for minimum wage hike despite admitting it could hurt rural workers

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 29: Rep. Cindy Axne spoke during a news conference on January 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 3:36 PM PT – Friday, March 5, 2021 Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) is continuing her push for a $15 an hour federal minimum wage, despite the negative impacts […]

Iowa Democrat Rep. Axne: Minimum wage hike will hurt rural workers but will drive out younger working Iowans

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 29: Rep. Cindy Axne spoke during a news conference on January 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 3:36 PM PT – Friday, March 5, 2021 Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) is continuing her push for a $15 an hour federal minimum wage, despite the negative impacts […]